Felony Charges

Felony charges are the most serious criminal charges in North Carolina.  Although punishment for a felony depends on the felony class and your prior record level, a conviction of a felony often carries a consequence of jail time.

Felony charges are heard in Superior Court, and if they go to trial, that trial is by jury.

As your attorney, we will represent you throughout the entire case. Our representation often begins with bond hearings, jail or client visits, and looking through the State’s discovery files. Depending on the case, our preparation of your defense may include subpoenaing evidence, watching video footage, or meeting with expert witnesses. Because of the severity of a felony conviction, our attorneys work diligently to provide an exceptional defense.


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